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President Moon: NK leader’s visit to Seoul depends on him

President Moon Jae-in on Dec. 1 answers questions from journalists during a news briefing inside the presidential plane while flying to New Zealand from...

Eleven Southeast & South Asian countries granted multiple-entry visas for Korea

Eleven Southeast and South Asian countries on Dec. 3 were granted multiple-entry visas for short-term visits to Korea. Pictured is an immigration checkpoint at...

KOCIS releases video promoting inter-Korean peace featuring Footbridge

A new promotional video released by Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), a subsidiary of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, on Dec....

Korea is an icon in Asia-Pacific for democracy, human rights, free press: NZ ambassador

Ambassador of New Zealand to Korea Philip Turner on Nov. 29 spoke of the high potential for cooperation between Wellington and Seoul, saying that...

From Seoul to North Korea, inter-Korean railway inspection kicks off

Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Kim Hyun-mee (second from right) inspects the train that inter-Korean joint inspection team will take from Seoul Station...

Unified Korean Ice Hockey Team and Kim Yuna receive ‘ANOC Awards’ for lightening the...

South Korean player Park Jong-ah (front) and North Korean player Kim Un-hyang (back row, fifth from left), members of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Ice...

Familiar yet new, transformation of Korean desserts amuses all

Korean dessert varieties are featured at the Korean Dessert Table, part of the “Seoul Dessert Show,” at COEX, Gangnam-gu District, Seoul, on Nov. 28....

Korea successfully tests 75-ton space rocket engine

Korea’s locally developed space rocket engine Korea Space Launch Vehicle-2 Nuri test-launches at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, Jeollanam-do Province on Nov. 28. By Min...

Korea, Czech Republic hold summit

President Moon Jae-in (right) and Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis shake hands before the start of their meeting in Prague on Nov. 28. By Park Gil-ja and Lee...

OECD finds the future of well-being in inclusive growth

Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Jose Angel Gurria gives a keynote address at the 6th OECD World Forum on...

Foreign direct investment in Korea jumps to a record high

Financial authorities attend the opening ceremony of the Invest Korea Week 2018 held at the Grand InterContinental hotel in Gangnam-gu District, Seoul on Nov....

Two Koreas to begin joint survey for inter-Korean railway connection

Unification ministry spokesperson Baik Tae Hyun briefs the press about the schedule for the opening of the South Korea-North Korea joint liaison office at...

Number of tourists rise with the winds of peace in Korea

The number of foreign tourists in Korea is rising again. The photo shows Japanese tourists waiting in a line to enter the Line Friends...

Korea’s economic growth to remain close to 3 percent: OECD

Chief economist Laurence Boone of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) briefs the press about the organization’s Economic Outlook at the OCED...

Two Koreas connect road for war remains excavation

Soldiers from South and North Korea working on the road connection project meet at the Military Demarcation Line in Cheorwon, Gangwon-do Province in November....

President Moon: ‘Korea and Japan should set right our principles of justice’

President Moon Jae-in (right) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sept. 25 shake hands ahead of bilateral talks held at the Parker New...

President Moon emphasizes ‘inclusive state vision’ at APEC

President Moon Jae-in takes part in the discussion with leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders Meeting on Nov. 18 in Port...

Kokdu, the guide to the otherworld

The actors present “Kokdu,” a gugak musical that portrays the story of kkokdu or kokdu, the guardian spirit, on Nov. 15. By Kim Eun-young and Kim Young Shin  Photos...

All eyes set on the college entrance exam day

High school students gather at Choong Ang High School, Jongno-gu District, Seoul, to cheer their seniors who take the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT)...

Korea, US to together usher in denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (left) and President Moon Jae-in shake hands before their meeting in Singapore on Nov. 15. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Kim Young...